INDIRECT/REPORTEDspeech? In this grammar lesson, you will learn how these types of sentences are constructed, with lots of examples to illustrate. I’ll also show how there is usually a difference of verb tense between the two. Both forms are used in everyday life, in speaking and in writing, so it’s well worth getting to know how they work. And after watching the video, you can double-check your understanding by trying the quiz.